Nicole Willis became Heartland Health Centers’ CEO in April 2021. She joined the organization in 2018 as director of community health centers, and became VP-Operations in 2019. Nicole has over 20 years in the healthcare industry with experience in a variety of clinical and operations roles in both large academic and community based healthcare organizations.
Nicole’s clinical background is in respiratory care with a focus on population health and respiratory disease management. Previously, she held the position of Manager of Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Services at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Nicole received a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University. Her master’s degree is in Management and Business Administration from Robert Morris University.